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NEWS
July 23, 2009
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- The Hagerstown Suns rapped out 12 hits Wednesday night and withstood a late rally to take an 8-5 victory over the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Suns starter Marcos Frias (6-3) did his part, scattering eight hits in six innings and allowing just one run. Tyler Moore had an RBI double in the first and Charlie Fermaint led off the second with a home run as the Suns took an early 2-0 lead. They extended the margin to 4-0 in the third, highlighted by a steal of home by Steve Lombardozzi.
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By CONNER GILBERT/Staff Correspondent | July 16, 2009
The Greenville Drive hit three home runs, including a go-ahead grand slam in the top of the fifth inning, to defeat the Hagerstown Suns 8-5 at Municipal Stadium in the South Atlantic League on Thursday. The Drive took a 2-0 lead in the first inning on Ryan Lavarnway's two-run homer to right-center field. The Suns took the lead in the third on one swing of the bat when Tyler Moore's three-run shot made it 3-2. But Greenville reclaimed the lead in the fifth inning against Hagerstown starting pitcher Patrick Arnold, who entered the inning having retired nine of the previous 12 batters he faced.
NEWS
June 29, 2009
GOLF SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. -- Beaver Creek professional Dirk Schultz shot an even-par 71 in the opening round of the 42nd annual PGA of American Professional National Championship on Sunday. Shultz opened with two bogeys before getting to 1-under on the front nine. He opened the back nine with two bogeys and a late birdie pushed his score to level, good for a 41st-place tie. Schultz played on the Santa Ana Golf Club course and will move over to Twin Warriors Club in today's second round.
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By JACK HILL III | June 20, 2009
WILLIAMSPORT -- Joey Miller hit a grand slam and finished with five RBIs as Funkstown Post 211 beat Williamsport Post 202 16-8 in a Western Maryland District American Legion baseball game Friday night. Funkstown (6-1, 5-1), which is in first place in the district, got on the scoreboard first with four runs in the top of the first inning on an RBI single to center by Miller and a three-run homer to right by Dwight Boward. However, Williamsport (4-5, 3-5) proved that it was going to make things interesting for at least a little while, scoring all eight of its runs in the bottom of the first to take an 8-4 lead.
NEWS
June 1, 2009
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Junior cornerback/return specialist Deante Steele of Shepherd University has been named to the 2009 Lindy's Preseason All-America team. Steele earned second-team honors as a defensive back. He recorded 49 tackles (35 solo), 10 pass breakups and four interceptions last season. Steele also returned 20 punts for 404 yards and two touchdowns with a 20.2 average to rank second nationally in that category. He added 17 kickoff returns for 491 yards and a pair of touchdowns with a 28.9 average to rank 11th nationally.
NEWS
May 16, 2009
YOUTH BASEBALL Clear Spring Little League Brethren Mutual Dodgers 20, Divelbiss Excavating Phillies 6 Dodgers: Spencer Schultz 4 hits; Brady Rohrer, Zach Greenlee 2 hits each. Clear Spring Minor League C&F Construction 13, Jason Hose Macintosh Realty 10 C&F: Chase Reed, Carson Poffenberger 2 hits each. Hose: Cain Shupp, Asa Heines, Raymond Neff 2 hits each. Conococheague Minor League Chesapeake Financial Group 13, Valley Storage 10 Chesapeake: Sean Snyder, Collin Smigelski 3 hits each; Keegan Childers 2 hits.
NEWS
May 10, 2009
With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, Tyler Moore hit a two-run single to left to give the Hagerstown Suns a 5-4 win over the West Virginia Power in the first game of a doubleheader split Sunday at Municipal Stadium. Each game was a seven-inning contest. The Suns (12-15) took a 3-2 lead in the first game on a three-run homer by Stephen Lombardozzi in the fifth inning off Power starter Gabriel Alvarado. Nick Arata, Aaron Seuss and Lombardozzi each finished with two of the Suns' 11 hits.
NEWS
May 8, 2009
COLLEGE BASEBALL WYE MILLS, Md. -- Spencer Cromer threw a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts to lead Hagerstown Community College to an 11-1 win over Chesapeake on Friday in the first round of the Region XX Tournament. Zach Smith hit a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth for HCC to end the game on the 10-run rule. Tay Sidler had three hits, while Smith, John Barrett, Justin Everhart and Adam Brunk each had two hits for the Hawks (38-15). One of Everhart's hits was a home run. The Hawks face Potomac State today at 11 a.m. HCC 11, Chesapeake 1 Chesapeake 000 001 -- 1 3 1 Hagerstown 101 324 -- 11 12 0 Gardner, Felo (4)
NEWS
May 1, 2009
PREP BASEBALL MERCERSBURG, Pa. -- Danny Phillips had three hits, including a grand slam, and finished with six RBIs as No. 7 Mercersburg Academy held off No. 3 Martinsburg 10-8 on Thursday. Matt Timoney pitched a strong game for the Blue Storm (11-1), striking out nine over six innings and picking up the win. The Bulldogs rallied for five runs in the top of the seventh, highlighted by Austin Nealey's grand slam. Kameron Puller had four hits for the Bulldogs (17-8)
NEWS
April 29, 2009
COLLEGE BASEBALL HCC 9, College of Southern Md. 4 Hagerstown Community College's sophomore class set a school record with 77 wins in a two-year period with a victory over the College of Southern Maryland. Spencer Cromer threw a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts, Matt Greene had three hits and two RBIs, Charles Johnson had two hits and Neil Callahan hit a three-run homer for the Hawks (35-15). HCC 9, Southern Md. 4 Southern 000 011 200 -- 4 3 2 HCC 033 000 30x -- 9 9 5 Neeley, Nealis (6)
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